Thailand’s Senate has new speaker World

Thailand’s Senate has new speaker

Former President of Thailand’s National Legislative Assembly (NLA) Pornpetch Wichitcholchai on May 24 was elected as the new Speaker of the Senate with a five-year tenure.
Thailand considers applying tourist levy World

Thailand considers applying tourist levy

Thailand’s Ministry of Sports and Tourism is considering the possibility of imposing a tourist levy to use for improving local attractions and insurance coverage for foreign visitors.
Thai election delayed as NLA approves law enforcement delay World

Thai election delayed as NLA approves law enforcement delay

A general election in Thailand scheduled to take place in November will be delayed possibly until early 2019 after the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on January 25 passed an organic law on parliamentary elections with a delay of enforcement.
Thai King adds new members to advisory body World

Thai King adds new members to advisory body

Thailand’s new King Maha Vajiralongkorn on December 6 cut down the number of members of the Privy Council, an appointed advisory body to the Monarch of Thailand, to 11 instead of 16 previously.